Dr Kuuya Josef Chibanguza, LL.B.

Dr Kuuya Josef Chibanguza, LL.B.

Dr Kuuya Josef Chibanguza, LL.B.


T +49 511 5458 16837

Certified Specialist in International business Law
Industries Health Care & Life Science , Automotive

Areas of practice

Dr Kuuya Josef Chibanguza is frequently recommended as an advisor to national and international clients when it comes to minimising (product) liability risks in the context of digitalisation (Industry 4.0). In a series of events developed by him regarding "Legally sound project management", he regularly holds workshops, in particular on the question of how to minimise risks in purchasing and distribution. Kuuya Josef Chibanguza additionally advises national and international clients on contract, commercial and distribution law. He has special expertise in dispute resolution, in and out of court, including as an advisor in arbitration proceedings.

Kuuya Josef Chibanguza is a member of Luther's South Africa / Africa Desk. He is also Director of the Interdisciplinary Institute for Automated Systems (RifaS) in Hanover. In addition, Dr. Chibanguza is co-editor of the handbook "Künstliche Intelligenz" (Artificial Intelligence), published by Nomos-Verlag, as well as the "Zeitschrift für das Recht der digitalen Wirtschaft" (ZdiW).


Dr Kuuya Josef Chibanguza is a certified specialist in international business law. He studied law at the University of Osnabrück (Germany), completing at the same time a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) programme in business law. He was awarded his doctorate for a thesis on a European law topic. Kuuya Josef Chibanguza joined Luther as a lawyer in 2013.

In addition to working as a lawyer at Luther, Kuuya Josef Chibanguza also works as a visiting lecturer and is the author of various legal papers.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2023/2024: Mentioned under "Frequently Recommended" in "Distribution, Trade and Logistics" ("stands out for its high level of technical understanding, especially in the areas of digital transformation and legal tech", competitor)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Mention in "City Focus - Hanover" 
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2023: Recommendations in the categories "Dispute resolution - product liability" (first mention in 2020), "Commercial and distribution law - distribution/trade/logistics", ("Very good comprehension, quick familiarisation with new issues, very flexible in terms of time when it matters.") and in "Industry Focus - Health"
  • Who's Who Legal 2024: Recommendation "National Leader" in "Product Liability Defence" 
  • Best Lawyers (2024): Recommendation in "Information Technology Law" (first recommendation in 2023)

"When does force majeure apply?" | Quote Handelsblatt, 26.02.2020


Blog posts

  • DAV - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht
  • Rechtsanwalts- und Notarverein Hannover
  • Interdisziplinäres Institut für Automatisierte Systeme (RifaS) e.V.